Dengue worldwide overview

Situation update, 5 May 2022

In 2022, and as of 5 May, 785 736 cases and 588 deaths have been reported. The majority of cases have been reported from Brazil (607 546) and the majority of deaths are from Indonesia (229). Since the previous CDTR published on week 14, 492 404 new cases and 181 new deaths have been reported.

Countries with most cases
Brazil
Locally acquired cases in continental Europe
No autochthonous cases of dengue have been reported in Europe in 2022
Negligible risk of transmission in continental Europe
environmental conditions are not favourable to the growth of mosquito populations and virus replication in the vector
Geographical distribution of dengue cases reported worldwide in 2022, as of 5 May 2022

Geographical distribution of dengue cases reported worldwide in 2022, as of 5 May 2022

Detailed overview

Europe

No autochthonous cases of dengue have been reported in Europe in 2022.

Americas and the Caribbean

In 2022 and as of 4 May, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported 695 028 dengue cases, including 285 432 confirmed cases and 209 associated deaths, in the Americas. The five countries reporting most cases are: Brazil (607 546), Peru (31 986), Colombia (16 179), Nicaragua (9 803) and Ecuador (4 963). This is an increase of 470 538 cases and 168 deaths since 6 April 2022.

All four dengue virus serotypes (DENV 1, DENV 2, DENV 3, and DENV 4) are currently circulating in the Americas.

The figures for each country of the Americas region can be found on the PAHO Health Information Platform.

Dengue fever surveillance indicators are at low levels or even zero in the French Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, and Saint-Barthélemy).

Asia

Afghanistan: In 2022 and as of 5 March, 775 cases including one death have been reported. This is an increase of 761 cases and one death since 8 January 2022.

Bangladesh: In 2022 and as of 12 February, 138 confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported.

Cambodia: In 2022 and as of 16 April, 608 cases, including one death have been reported. This is an increase of 245 cases since 24 March 2022.

China: In 2022 and as of 27 January, three cases and no deaths have been reported.

India: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022 and as of 21 March, 400 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Indonesia: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022 and as of 31 March, 22 331 cases, including 229 deaths have been reported.

Laos: In 2022 and as of 16 April, 131 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 63 cases since 24 March 2022.

Malaysia: In 2022 and as of 9 April, 9 957 cases, including five deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 2 593 cases and two deaths since 24 March 2022.

Maldives: In 2022 and as of 31 March, 66 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 27 cases since 1 March 2022.

Nepal: In 2022 and as of 23 April, 38 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 24 cases since 27 March 2022.

Oman: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022 and as of 7 April, 76 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 50 cases since 30 March 2022.

Pakistan: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022 and as of 6 April, 38 cases, including 25 confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported.

Philippines: In 2022 and as of 26 March, 12 634 cases including 84 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 4 524 cases and 33 deaths since 5 March 2022.

Singapore: In 2022 and as of 30 April, 6 642 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 3 298 cases since 4 April 2022.

Sri Lanka: In 2022 and as of 29 April, 13 254 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 3 798 cases since 5 April 2022.

Thailand: In 2022 and as of 25 April, 889 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 276 cases and no deaths since 5 April 2022.

Timor-Leste: In 2022 and as of 4 May, 4 627 cases and 52 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 914 cases and eight deaths since 29 March 2022.

Vietnam: In 2022 and as of 10 April, 14 704 cases and six deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 4 424 cases and two deaths since 13 March 2022.

Africa

Cote d'Ivoire: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022 and as of 6 February, 11 confirmed cases and one death have been reported.

Réunion: In 2022 and as of 23 April, 1 027 cases, including 1 027 confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 427 cases since 30 March 2022. According to Sante Publique France, the number of dengue cases was increasing at the start of the year, but has stabilised since week 5-2022, and cases remain lower than the same period in previous years. The situation is still considered as 'inter-epidemic'.

Sao Tome and Principe: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022 and as of 3 May, 41 cases, including 30 confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported.

Australia and the Pacific

Australia: In 2022 and as of 27 March, eight cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of five cases since 13 February 2022.

Cook Islands: In 2022 and as of 26 March, two cases and no deaths have been reported.

Fiji: In 2022 and as of 18 April, 1 555 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 246 cases since 5 April 2022.

French Polynesia: In 2022 and as of 24 March, 554 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Micronesia (Federated States of): In 2022 and as of 19 March, 10 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of two cases since 5 March 2022.

New Caledonia: In 2022 and as of 15 January, one case and no deaths have been reported.

Palau: In 2022 and as of 9 April, nine cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of five cases since 5 March 2022.

Samoa: In 2022 and as of 12 February, five cases and no deaths have been reported.

Solomon Islands: In 2022 and as of 9 April, 27 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of four cases since 12 March 2022.

Vanuatu: In 2022 and as of 2 April, 10 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of eight cases since 19 February 2022.

Wallis and Futuna: In 2022 and as of 2 April, 19 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 11 cases since 29 January 2022.

 

N.B: The data presented in this report originate from several sources, both official public health authorities and non-official sources such as news media. Data completeness depends on the availability of reports from surveillance systems and their accuracy, which varies between countries. All data should be interpreted with caution as there may be areas of under-reporting; reported figures may not reflect the actual epidemiological situation. Please note that case definitions may differ between countries and comparisons should be made with caution.